Solre-sur-Sambre Castle

Erquelinnes, Belgium

Solre-sur-Sambre Castle was built around the turn of the 13th and 14th centuries and retains much of the medieval structure. Later in the 14th or 15th century this keep was incorporated in a square castle with circular towers at its four corners. The keep was transformed to a gate tower. It is the property of the Princes de Merode.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Belgium

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etienne Stroobant (10 months ago)
Very beautiful castle, too bad it was private, you can just see the outside
Arnaud T (10 months ago)
One of the oldest castles in Hainaut. Built between the end of the 13th and the beginning of the 14th century, it is really in an excellent state of conservation. This gem is surrounded by moats fed by the Thure River, a tributary of the nearby Sambre. Typical architecture of fortified castles in the Middle Ages. A small path allows you to admire it from the side. Unfortunately, it cannot be visited but the walk in the village of Solre-sur-Sambre is very pleasant. Moreover, for walkers, another path allows you to follow the Thure.
Kevin Dunbar (2 years ago)
Private home and you cannot go inside, but if you want to walk around and take pictures, it is like it's out of a story book.
Toussaint Gheller Nadia (2 years ago)
No waiting because closed... While it was indicated open on the net.. but there is still a very interesting building.... Walk around...nice little village ?
Giovanni Barbieri (2 years ago)
From the outside a superb private castle surrounded by water. It is very well displayed
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